Prayer Oasis…..What is that?

Hip, hip, hurray! A day to pray…… You don’t know when? Please come at 10:00. (a.m.) If you have August 30th open, it’s not by chance. Please come and put yourself in the circumstance, To […]

Life on Planet Mom

I’m sorry. I admit it. I talk too much about my kids. This attribute in others, before I had kids, seemed annoying. I’m trying to do better. What gives? Well, being a Mom changes you, […]

“You Really Just Don’t Understand!”

Effective communication will take work. Have you ever given someone a compliment and they thought you were making fun of them? I have. I have read there are six levels of communication. This is one […]

You Just Don’t Understand!

“Is that what you really mean?” Communication is tricky business! I once said to my Father on one of his birthdays, “Well, I guess you are as old as you feel.” And he replied, “So […]

We All Have to Die….

We all have to die. I recently went to a Vineyard pastor’s conference where I heard a speaker who talked about people wanting to be like, “Friends with Benefits” with God. What she meant, was […]

Happy Birthday Reflection

Happy Birthday (to Me)! On April 30th, I turned 48. This seems impossible to me and I am hoping somehow I have miscalculated and because of some time warp, I might still be in my […]

May Day! May Day! Random Kindness!

May Day can be a great way to practice an act of random kindness. Anybody out there grow up in the mid-west where you celebrated May Day (May 1) by taking flowers or candy to […]

Windy Birthday Parties for 6-year-olds

We recently hosted (because she wanted it in our home) a party for Zoe’s 6th birthday. This is the first party we have hosted where Zoe was really old enough to invite “her own friends.”  […]

Spa Time

Now that I have two children, I cannot imagine what it would be like to be a single Mom!  I am so thankful for a husband who helps with my children in “all things concerning […]